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Bu Gu Zhi (Psoralea Fruit)

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Warm Bu Gu Zhi (Fructus Psoraleae Corylifoliae)
Channels:
KI, SP
Properties:
Spicy, Bitter, Very Warm
Latin:
Fructus Psoraleae Corylifoliae
Chinese:
补骨脂
Tone Marks:
bŭ gŭ zhī
Translation:
Tonify Bone Resin

Actions

  • Tonifies the Kidneys, Strengthens the Yang, Consolidates Jing (Essence), and Holds the Urine
    For Yang and Jing Deficiency with symptoms such as spermatorrhea, impotence, incontinence, premature ejaculation, urinary frequency, cold and/or pain in the lower back, and cold in the extremities or scrotum.
  • Warms the Spleen Yang
    For Spleen Deficiency with symptoms such as diarrhea, bloating, poor appetite, borborygmus, and abdominal pain.

Contraindications and Cautions

  • Use caution in cases of Yin Deficient heat with symptoms such as dry mouth, dry and sore throat, constipation, nocturnal emissions, hematuria, and urinary tract infections.
  • Use with caution during pregnancy

Herb-Drug Interactions

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Toxicity and Overdose

  • This section is being researched, and is not completed.

Dosage

  • 5-10 grams

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